Diane Nevill Pierce

Profile Updated: June 23, 2015
Diane Nevill
Residing In: Lakesaide, AZ USA
Spouse/Partner: Dean
Children: Megan born 1981
Aaron born 1982
Sarah born 1884
Rachel born 1986
Occupation: Principal/Superintendent
Yes! Attending Reunion
What are your favorite memories of NHS?

Band Camp!!

High points of your life since high school?

My family and my career as a nurse and then as a teacher!
Our move to Northern Arizona in the beautiful White Mountains!
Awarded as Northern Arizona University Teacher of the Year in 2003
Awarded as Apache County Teacher of the Year in 2007
My oldest daughter, Megan, was awarded Arizona's Special Olympic Volunteer of the Year in 1999
Megan was awarded a full scholarship to Arizona State University in 1999 where she pursued a B.S. in Sp. Ed. and is now obtaining a doctorate in Sp. Education at the Univ. of Texas in Austin, TX

How often do you get back to Niles, MI?

Once a year

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

Just started talking to Linda Behm on Facebook.

Did you have any nicknames in school? If so, what were they?

Shortstuff or Longjohn

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Hike in the mountains, read, spend time with friends and family, and shop in Flagstaff!!

Other comments for your classmates:

I miss Michigan, but am glad to call Northern AZ my home now! I love the mountains and the serenity the beautiful country brings! Where else can you see a herd of elk on your way to work?? Or see a sunrise over majestic mountaintops?? Where I live is not the typical AZ desert. I live at 7,000 feet elevation and we get all 4 seasons with snow and cold temps just like Mich. does. Our summers are very mild with temps never going above 85 degrees and with very low humidity!! Since living here, I've never had to turn on the air conditioner! I have three adult handicapped children at home. My husband's job is to care for them while I teach Kindergarten/First Grade at a small rual school. I love teaching and wish I had discovered this love many years ago!! Prior to teaching, I was a R.N. and became very discouraged! I decided to go back to school to become a teacher, and the rest is history as they say!! My oldest daughter is obtaining her doctorate in Sp. Education at the Univ. of Texas. No grandchildren as of yet!! (Still hoping!!) I am loving life and loving what the Lord has blessed me with!!

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